How to Audition for The Voice and The X Factor

TV Singing tips and tricks to stand out on the Voice and The X Factor
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 40 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

        Completely revamped with ALL new videos November 2016!

        Also included are two MP3 Vocal Warm up Exercises with notated sheet music.

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        Do you think you have what it takes to win The Voice, X Factor or Got Talent? 

        Do you have a lifelong dream to have enough courage to audition for TV talent shows?

        Have you ever wondered what it REALLY takes to make it on these TV shows?

        Let me show you from my experience of working as a voice coach with many of these TV contestants for over ten years, what REALLY counts when you turn up to that first audition!

        Be a step ahead of your competitors with inside information from someone who knows.

          What is the course about?

          I reveal the secret lessons that make the difference between being left out and taken to the next round - I'll guide you through the exact process so you know "What comes next" and can use this to beat your competitors - The secrets to dressing like a rockstar so the judges can't ignore you.

          This course is a great introduction on how to prepare for your: The Voice, X Factor, Idol or Got Talent audition. Learn about how the process works, what is expected from you, and how to prepare to have the best advantage possible of making it through to subsequent rounds, and hopefully be a winner!

          Who is this course for?

        This course is for new contestants who have never done an audition for a talent TV show such as The Voice, X Factor, Idol or Got Talent Shows. It is suitable for performers of any age and talent level who are beginning their journey on TV.

        This course is not for students who have already been through their first round of auditions and through to the second series of auditions (the second series of auditions are usually the televised ones).

        What can you expect from this course?

        The course is a series of short videos with a power point presentation - a quick overview to help students prepare for the audition process.

        It should take around 35 minutes to complete.

        I will share with you from my experience as a vocal coach and judge on these shows what goes on behind the scenes so that you can have the advantage.

        Why take this course?

        If you have never experienced what it's like to audition for a TV talent show, then this is the course for you! You will be able to walk in with confidence, understanding the whole process. You will therefore be able to perform at your best, and also notice moments of opportunities as they come.

        At the end of this course, students will:

        * Have more confidence throughout the audition process;

        * Be more aware of opportunities as they arise, helping them to grasp them quickly and efficiently;

        * Have an advantage over competitors by understanding the process of 'what comes next';

        * Understand appropriate dress and responses to make it through the next level of auditions.

        I would love to help you take that step with confidence. I look forward to being your teacher and seeing you have TV Audition success!

What are the requirements?

  • Students will need access to a computer or iPhone to watch videos and hear audio.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Gain greater confidence throughout the audition process;
  • Become more aware of opportunities as they reveal themselves - helping you to grasp them quickly and efficiently;
  • Gain an advantage over your competitors by understanding the process of 'what comes next";
  • Understand appropriate dress and responses to make it through to the next round of auditions.
  • Understand how the audition process works
  • Choose the right songs to perform that will wow the judges;
  • Sing appropriate, simple warm up's to help them perform their best;
  • Be physically and emotionally prepared for the audition process;

What is the target audience?

  • If you are a new contestant who has never done an audition for a talent TV show, then this is a great introductory course! It is suitable for performers of any age and talent level who are beginning their TV Journey.
  • This course is NOT for students who have already been through their first round of auditions and through to their second round. (the second round of auditions are usually the televised ones).

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:22

At the end of this lesson you will have received an outline of what you will learn when when you complete the whole course.

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In this lecture I will share a little bit about me, so you know....well, a little bit about me!

Section 2: The Audition Process
03:23

What to expect from the audition process. How many auditions are there? Who is judging you? How many people are in a room? How long do the auditions go for? Who is auditioning contestants? At the end of this lecture you will have gained knowledge of the complete audition process which will help you be prepared.

Section 3: What to wear
03:07

By the end of this lecture you will know how to dress for initial auditions. What is appropriate and what is not, including some tips on how to get the judges attention.

Section 4: Preparing your voice
04:54

By the end of this lesson,you will know what songs are best to choose to wow the judges, including how many songs to choose.

04:49

Should you warm up? If so, what warm up's should you choose? How and when should you warm up? How long for? By the end of this lesson, you will be prepared with the right vocal warm up's and will also learn how to look after your voice during the audition process. Don't forget to listen to the Sound bytes included in the final section to get you started - taken from Roma Waterman's "Your Complete Vocal Warm up " Cd!

Section 5: The Judges - what they know, and what you need to know!
03:18

Judges and TV producers have a specific idea in mind when looking for a contestant. By the end of this lesson, you will learn what they are looking for, and how to shine during the audition.

02:59

When a judge gives feedback, whether it be praise or criticism, how do you respond? Is it important to be opinionated? polite? Quiet? By the end of this lesson you will learn appropriate responses to comments made by producers and judges.

Section 6: Emotional Health
05:39

In this lecture, you will gain understanding of what is required emotionally to cope with the audition process, and being on a TV show.

Section 7: Conclusion
01:08

In this lecture I'll shares some final thoughts and encouragement as students venture out into the exciting world of TV talent shows!

Section 8: Extra notes and mp'3 for VOCAL WARM UP
01:46

You can use these exercises to do a quick vocal warm up. Remember to breathe deep!

Warm up 2
03:12
Notated Music - Vocal Warm Up 1
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Notated Music - Vocal Warm up 2
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BONUS LECTURE
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Instructor Biography

Roma Waterman, Entreprenuer, Vocal coach, songwriter, speaker &author

I am an award winning singer/songwriter and author. I've been a vocal coach, session singer, and artist for over 20 years, which has included being a judge for the early audition process on the X Factor in Australia.

I've been a vocal coach for many TV Talent contestants on X Factor, Idol and the Voice, and I am very passionate in helping people release their authentic sound and style. I love helping people be themselves in their creative industries, and I believe I can help you achieve this as well!

I'm the author of several books, including 'The Handbook for Working Singers'. I've also released 8 albums, including "Your Complete Vocal Warm Up" - a vocal warm up CD for beginner to advanced singers.

In the last two years I have become an online instructor and teach thousands of students all over the world in the areas of voice presentation (for podcasting and teaching), vocal coaching, songwriting, theology and other teacher training such as social media marketing and digital product creation.

I have learned to reinvent myself and now I want to help others do the same - in whatever field you are in - there's more for you - my role is to help you discover what that is!

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